Interwood Forest Products

Cedar, Eastern Red (Juniperus, virginiana)

Trade Names:  Aromatic Cedar, Eastern Red Cedar, Juniper

Origin:  Eastern USA

Range:  From Maine to Florida primiarily in the south central states.

Uses:  Chests, closets, pencils, shingles, posts. It's oil is used in medicines as well as perfumes.

Properties:  This aromatic wood actualy belongs to the Juniper family. Its smell is a deterent to moths and bugs, therefore used in chests and closets.

Machining:  Eastern Red Cedar machines well.

Seasoning:  There is very little shrinkage or warping with this stable wood.

A typical specimen for Cedar, Eastern Red (Juniperus, virginiana)